Nordic entrepreneurial spirit boosted by space 02 December 2016
Nordic entrepreneurial spirit boosted by space 02 December 2016 More than 17 000 people converged on Helsinki in Finland this week to create businesses – and ESA was there to add its space expertise.
Sharing Earth observation satellite data to help understand our planet01 December 2016 Since the launch of the first Earth-observing satellites in the 1970s, numerous missions from international space organisations have taken to the sky. Today, decades of data are helping scientists to build a better picture of changes to our planet.
Arctic freeze slows down30 November 2016
Arctic freeze slows down30 November 2016 ESA’s CryoSat satellite has found that the Arctic has one of the lowest volumes of sea ice of any November, matching record lows in 2011 and 2012. Early winter growth of ice in the Arctic has been about 10% lower than usual.
To catch an entrepreneur28 November 2016
To catch an entrepreneur28 November 2016 Now is the time to start up. Businesses, providers and enablers are clamouring to get their start-up support messages out there.
Satellites confirm sinking of San Francisco tower25 November 2016
Satellites confirm sinking of San Francisco tower25 November 2016 The Sentinel-1 satellites have shown that the Millennium Tower skyscraper in the centre of San Francisco is sinking by a few centimetres a year. Studying the city is helping scientists to improve the monitoring of urban ground movements, particularly...
Start of service for Europe’s SpaceDataHighway23 November 2016
Start of service for Europe’s SpaceDataHighway23 November 2016 The European Data Relay System began servicing Europe’s Earth observing Copernicus programme yesterday, transferring observations in quasi-real time using cutting-edge laser technology.